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Do employers have the right to have employees medically tested?
Do employers have the right to have employees medically tested?

Employers often rely on clauses within contracts of employment as being a watertight basis for taking what it perceives to be lawful action against employees. This may not always be the case

By Mohsina Chenia and Piet Joubert 13 hours ago

The real value of art in the workplace
The real value of art in the workplace

The office decor a company chooses is rarely an afterthought, but rather a deliberate signifier of company's ideals and vision, and can have wide-ranging and often unexpected effects

By Medeine Tribinevicius 17 hours ago

Monsanto internship call for entry
Monsanto internship call for entry

Application for Monsanto's year-long internship programme is now open for entry to recent graduates or final year students in the fields of Agriculture

1 day ago

President appoints interim SABC board
President appoints interim SABC board

President Jacob Zuma has appointed five members to the interim board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)

1 day ago

Novus wins gold at National Skills Development Awards
Novus wins gold at National Skills Development Awards

At the National Skills Development Awards, held 23 March 2017, Novus Academy won a gold award in the Best Artisan Development Programme category

1 day ago

Red Bull Amaphiko Academy heads to Mamelodi
Red Bull Amaphiko Academy heads to Mamelodi

Red Bull Amaphiko, a programme that supports social entrepreneurs to make a difference in their communities, will run its annual academy at the Mamelodi this May.

24 Mar 2017

MPs note Nedbank progress
MPs note Nedbank progress

Nedbank emerged as the frontrunner of the banking sector for employment equity at top management level

24 Mar 2017

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Coal COO resigns after insider trading fine

Coal of Africa's COO, who was fined R350,000 by the FSB for insider trading, has resigned, the company said

24 Mar 2017

North-West Uni, Standard Bank partner to grow inventors
North-West Uni, Standard Bank partner to grow inventors

The North-West University (NWU) and Standard Bank SA with its virtual commercialisation platform, the Innovation Highway, will be hosting an intellectual property project showcase

24 Mar 2017

SAA will soon have a new CEO, says Gordhan
SAA will soon have a new CEO, says Gordhan

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan expects to finalise the process of appointing a new CEO for SAA by the end of the month

By Linda Ensor 24 Mar 2017

Blended leadership style key to succeeding in African, emerging markets - study
Blended leadership style key to succeeding in African, emerging markets - study

A new study by NMMU Business School has found that despite their significant differences, Western and African business leadership styles can be blended to form an entirely new construct

23 Mar 2017

Women changing the world of work
Women changing the world of work

The 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, which is currently underway in New York, is discussing “Women Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work”

23 Mar 2017

Last call for Pragma student training programme applications
Last call for Pragma student training programme applications

Enterprise asset management company, Pragma, will again host its student training programme from 26 June - 14 July in Cape Town this year, with applications open until 30 March

22 Mar 2017

Time for courageous conversations: a systems approach
Time for courageous conversations: a systems approach

Much like marriage, systems or organisational models evolve through stages, moving or growing from me to we to it. It requires management to create and direct this change through courageous conversations

By Iza Grek 22 Mar 2017

Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill allows for whistleblowing on state
Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill allows for whistleblowing on state

Whistleblowers are a key element of anti-corruption measures within the workplace, as they are most likely to witness incidences of fraud, corruption and unlawful conduct first-hand

By Tony Canny and Krevania Pillay 22 Mar 2017

Bridging the education gap to fulfil basic human rights
Bridging the education gap to fulfil basic human rights

Education is a fundamental human right and the foundation upon which other rights are built on. Without education, an individual cannot realise their full potential

By Jackie Carroll 22 Mar 2017

Skilled workforce on tap – the rise of the on-demand economy
Skilled workforce on tap – the rise of the on-demand economy

The on-demand economy is growing and bringing with it a fair share of social change that is about to shape the future of work in 2017

By Phillipa Geard 22 Mar 2017

One stop shop to make doing business easier
One stop shop to make doing business easier

Investors have lauded the launch of the Invest South Africa One Stop Shop (InvestSA OSS), saying it will go a long way in easing the way business is done in South Africa

20 Mar 2017

Police Minister studying Hawks judgement
Police Minister studying Hawks judgement

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has noted a decision by the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the appointment of General Berning Ntlemeza

20 Mar 2017

New approach to boost employment opportunities in Cape Town
New approach to boost employment opportunities in Cape Town

The City of Cape Town is embarking on an innovative approach to boost skills development and employment opportunities for residents through an outcomes-based tender

20 Mar 2017

Five lessons in strategy from the non-profit world
Five lessons in strategy from the non-profit world

During a recent trip to Innsbruck to work with SOS, I learned a lot about the parallel workings of the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds

By Nicola Tyler 20 Mar 2017

Recruiting millennial graduates through EQ
Recruiting millennial graduates through EQ

The reason it is so difficult to recruit graduates that are able to fit in and positively contribute to their team is the generational gap between the Millennials (graduates entering the workplace) and previous generations

By Antoinette Pombo 17 Mar 2017

Prasa pay hike twist
Prasa pay hike twist

There was nothing wrong with axed Prasa boss Collins Letsoalo's 350% salary hike, awarded because he could not be paid less than those who reported to him, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says

By Sipho Mabena and Thanduxolo Jika 17 Mar 2017

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SME summit unpacks business challenges

The inaugural Business Day TV SME Summit, held in partnership with Credit Guarantee and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in Sandton last week, exposed the myriad challenges facing South Africa's SMEs

17 Mar 2017

DHL Express launches entrepreneurial training program
DHL Express launches entrepreneurial training program

DHL Express recently launched its ‘Growing Beyond Borders' entrepreneurial training programme in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)

17 Mar 2017

SA doing well on the entrepreneurship front, report says
SA doing well on the entrepreneurship front, report says

South African entrepreneurs have overcome slow GDP growth rate and Big Business competition to produce some of the most successful enterprises on the continent

16 Mar 2017

New jobs for 700 brought to Bay
New jobs for 700 brought to Bay

With the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality focused on tackling youth unemployment in the city, it recently bagged two new investments which are set to create more than 700 jobs over the next five years

By Avuyile Mngxitama-Diko 16 Mar 2017

Advocacy campaign to raise awareness on minimum wage
Advocacy campaign to raise awareness on minimum wage

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says an intensive advocacy campaign will soon be launched to help different sectors of the economy get a better understanding of the recently announced National Minimum Wage

16 Mar 2017

Who do you need to be to run a business 10 times the size of yours?
Who do you need to be to run a business 10 times the size of yours?

From the get-go, many entrepreneurs dream of growing their businesses and building larger, more successful ones that generate substantial profits and are household names

By Allon Raiz 16 Mar 2017

Jacques Roux, CEO: Oakbay Resources. Source:
Oakbay Resources CEO resigns

Oakbay Resources and Energy, owned by the Gupta family, announced that Jacques Roux had resigned as CEO of the company with effect from March 31

16 Mar 2017

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